Quality of life comparison
If you lived in United States instead of Northern Mariana Islands, you would:
live 4.0 years longer
In Northern Mariana Islands, the average life expectancy is 77 years (74 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2022. In United States, that number is 81 years (78 years for men, 83 years for women) as of 2022.
make 2.5 times more money
Northern Mariana Islands has a GDP per capita of $24,500 as of 2016, while in United States, the GDP per capita is $60,200 as of 2020.
be 65.3% less likely to be unemployed
In Northern Mariana Islands, 11.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2010. In United States, that number is 3.9% as of 2018.
be 58.6% less likely to die during infancy
In Northern Mariana Islands, approximately 12.5 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In United States, on the other hand, 5.2 children do as of 2022.
have 20.8% fewer children
In Northern Mariana Islands, there are approximately 15.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In United States, there are 12.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 3.0 times more likely to have internet access
In Northern Mariana Islands, approximately 30.6% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In United States, about 91.0% do as of 2020.
see 13.4 times more coastline
Northern Mariana Islands has a total of 1,482 km of coastline. In United States, that number is 19,924 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
United States: At a glance
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